Bitcoin Core Devs Propose “Erlay” for Stronger, Faster Bitcoin

Bitcoin Core Devs Propose "Erlay" for Stronger

Yahoo Finance reports that Bitcoin core developer Gregory Maxwell has collaborated with several other developers to come up with the “Erlay” proposal for a stronger and faster Bitcoin network. Maxwell left Blockstream in January to dedicate his time to “deep protocol work”, so this is the first fruit of his labor, apparently. Erlay: Bandwidth-efficient transaction […]

FT: “Level 10” Bitcoin FOMO Is on Its Way

Financial Times journalist Adam Samson has proclaimed that we are headed straight for “Level 10” FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) in the Bitcoin market, referencing earlier talks of Bitcoin FOMO by Fundstrat crypto analyst Tom Lee. We are apparently headed straight for LEVEL 10 FOMO in the #bitcoin market (via @fundstrat) — Adam Samson […]

Institutional Crypto Investment Could Initiate 244% Rise in Bitcoin Value

Institutional cryptocurrency investment could Initiate a 244% rise in Bitcoin’s value, so says Jehan Chu, co-founder and managing partner of blockchain investment firm Kenetic Capital. The influencer is predicting BTC poised for leap taking cryptocurrencies Ripple and XRP, Ethereum, Litecoin, Tron, Stellar, EOS, and Cardano along for the ride, suggesting a Bitcoin price of USD […]

$180,000 CoinJoin Bounty Awarded to Wasabi and JoinMarket

$180,000 CoinJoin Bounty Awarded to Wasabi and JoinMarket

A 20 BTC (USD 180,000) bounty for the CoinJoin privacy implementation for Bitcoin has been awarded to privacy-centric Bitcoin wallet Wasabi and CoinJoin solution JoinMarket. The bounty, co-held by Bitcoin core developers Gregory Maxwell, Pieter Wuille and owner Theymos, was awarded in a joined Bitcoin transaction earlier today to “several individual contributors directly as […]

Bitcoin Digs In at $8,700 as Momentum Gains for $9,000

The correctional pattern following the new 2019 high for Bitcoin price was halted yesterday as the digital asset clawed its way upwards from support levels to figure in at USD 8,700, with a narrow range of about USD 200 from a 24-hour low of USD 8,562 to a 24-hour high of USD 8,760 (10:00 am […]

G20 Need to Work Towards Common Crypto Standards in Osaka Conference

The next G20 summit is sure to take another step towards finding common ground between member nations on the regulation of cryptocurrency with the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) directing the traffic. As a precursor to the summit in Osaka, Japan on 28 June, the 36 member countries of the FATF, which includes the powerful European […]

Barclays Chases $5.5 Million for Blockchain Invoice Exchange

Barclays, the bank that has been skirting cryptocurrency for some time now since its announcement last year of a new ventures unit to study “disruptive technology”, has led a USD 5.5 million funding round for fintech firm Crowdz’s blockchain-based global invoice exchange. Clearly, the bank has no desire to be left out in the cold, […]

Dubai to Develop Blockchain-Backed Mortgage Platform

A blockchain-backed mortgage platform will be developed by the Dubai Land Department (DLD) in partnership with Mashreq Bank (based in UAE), noted The National in a report published on 28 May 2019. The DLD is the real estate arm of the Executive Council of the Arab emirate. As per the report, the blockchain platform will make sure that […]